Ascent of Mount Moosilauke on 2011-04-16

Climber: Tomoko Nakajima

Date:Saturday, April 16, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Moosilauke
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:4802 ft / 1463 m

Ascent Trip Report

John Lane, Robin, Dan, Arnnette and I hiked at Moosilauke w/ Glencliff Trail. I proposed to stop by South Peak on the way down. John, Robin and I did it to cover South Peak, too.
It was nice weather and I could see nice views during hike, however, when we reached to the summit exposed area (about 0.8 miles from the last trail junction), we started to see fog and it's getting whiteout. It was extremely windy (45-55 mph) and I was blown out many times to the edge of the trail.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:3322 ft / 1012 m
    Trailhead:Glencliff Trail TH  1480 ft / 451 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Extremely Windy, Clear

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